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Vikings Heart of America Conference Champions

The Vikings competed in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships this weekend.  Grand View secured the conference championship on Saturday. Courtesy Vikings Athletic, click here! Feature photo: Grand View Men’s Track Team©Doug Wells 2020   Vikings Champions… Ben Huftalin (JR/Osage, Iowa) was crowned the champion of the 1,000-meter finals.  Huftalin posted a time of 2:31.87. […]

Bees’ Pestka Conference Athlete of the Week

Olivet Nazarene University’s Bryce Vollrath (Peoria, Ill.) claimed his fourth straight Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award, while St. Ambrose University’s Josh Pestka (Eldridge, Iowa) captured his first Track Athlete of the Week honor for the seven-day period ending Feb. 9, it was announced by the league office Wednesday morning. Courtesy Bees Athletics, […]

Jackrabbits’ Covey Celebrates Birthday with New School Record

From the SDSU Indoor Classic at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex to the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa, the South Dakota State Track and Field teams kept busy Saturday. South Dakota State would end the day having captured seven individual titles, (3 women, 4 men), account for 15 changes to the program’s top 10 […]

A Healthy Meilander Helps Bennies at the Hamster Invite

The College of Saint Benedict track and field team came away with 11 top-five finishes – including one win – Friday night during the seven-hour Hamster Invite in St. Paul. The meet – hosted by Macalester – lasted until nearly midnight, but the Bennies pushed through. Courtesy Bennies Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Janie Mielander-Dowling-St. Benedict©Bennies 2020 […]

Milani Fitting in Quite Well With the Tide

Track Event Highlights Courtesy Crimson Tide Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Sydney Milani-SE Polk-Alabama©Crimson Tide Athletics 2020 Fresh off last night’s win in the women’s 200m, junior Tamara Clark continued to dominate in the women’s 60-meter dash, posting a 7.23 to win the final. Clark’s best time of the day came in the prelim with a […]

Familiar Iowan Names Shine For Cyclones

Iowa State track and field saw more big marks put up around the country at its trio of competitions. The Cyclones distance squad shone again in Seattle at the UW Invitational, while the Cyclone women did work on top-10 lists out at the Texas Tech Invite. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Gwynne Wright-Pekin-ISU©Luke […]

Smith and Jasa Propel No. 4 Duhawks in Bloomington

The No. 4 Loras College men’s track and field team traveled to Bloomington, Ill. for the Titan Open, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University and brought home four individual event wins as well as multiple personal best marks. Courtesy Duhawks Athletics, click here! Feature photo:  Tyson Morrison-Dav. Central-Loras, Patrick Mikel-Loras ,Josh Smith-Loras, Mike Jasa-Prairie HS-Loras©Duhawks Athletics […]

Henrich and Jochum Among Iowans Lifting the Coyotes

South Dakota senior Chris Nilsen highlighted six Coyote event champions at Saturday’s Adidas Classic inside the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Courtesy Coyotes Athletics, Click here! Feature photo: Callie Henrich-Akron Westfield-USD©Coyotes Athletics 2019 Nilsen vaulted an indoor best of 19 feet, ¾ inch, to break his own South Dakota school record and Devaney facility record. It marked […]

Mizzou’s Schweizer Brings Another Good Performance to Fayetteville

Mizzou Track & Field logged ten top-ten finishes on the second day of competition at the Razorback Invitational on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. The Tigers competed against some of the top teams in the nation, including 12 teams between both the men’s and women’s sides that are ranked within the top-25 nationally. Courtesy Mizzou Athletics, […]

Dutch Men and Women Earn Academic Honors

Both the Central College men’s and women’s cross country teams earned USTFCCCA all-academic team honors as announced late Thursday night. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here!  Feature photo:  Central Cross Country©Dutch Athletics 2019   Individually, Nate Sanders (junior, Waukee) and Will DeHaan (sophomore, DeWitt, Central DeWitt HS) were also recognized by the association. To qualify for […]